St. Cronan’s Church Balla
BALLA NEWSLETTER 26th May 2013
Phone: Denis Carney: 094 9365025;
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS
SUN. 26th May. 11am • Bob O’Brien
• Jim & Phil Vahey
• Peg, Frank, Francie and Sean Vaughan
• Mollie Dooley (Month’s Mind)
& her husband Michael
• Pat Murtagh & DFM (Month’s Mind)
MON. 27th May 10am
THURS. 30th May 10am Edmund Murray & DFM
SUN. 2nd June 11am: • Ned & Bridgie Walsh,daughter
• Matthew O’Neill
• Margaret & Michael Durkan & DFM
• Larry Hughes & Florrie & Nora McCarthy
• Peg & Joe Burke
MASS TIMES IN BELCARRA this week
Tues & Fri. 10am, Sat, 8pm
PRESENTATION OF GIFTS: for 2nd June: Jillian Clarke & Family
PRAYERS of the FAITHFUL: For 2nd June: Chloe O’Brien
MASS SERVERS: For 2nd June Team 2
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: For 2nd June
Sinead Monaghan, Pat Morgan, Evelyn Murphy, Angela Ni Mhaicin
READER FOR JUNE: Vera Larkin
CHURCH CARE GROUP for JUNE: Team 7
Kathleen Hughes, Mary Walsh, Ita Rumley
BASKET COLLECTION for JUNE Team 7: Rachel McGreal, Matthew Durkan, Grainne Gilligan, Matthew Gilligan
CHURCH FLOWERS for June: Mary Monaghan & Margaret Joyce
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: On Mondays 10.30am -7.30pm
CEMETERY MASSES:Weather permitting Mass will be celebrated in the four cemeteries in the parish on:
Friday 5th July 7.30pm Drum Cemetery
Sunday July 7th 11am: Balla Cemetery,
Sunday July 7th 6pm Elmhall Cemetery,
Friday July 12th 7.30pm. Guesdian Cemetery.
If weather does not permit the Mass will be celebrated in the appropriate church.
CLEAN-UP A clean-up of the Cemetery will take place on Wednesday at 7pm.
As many as possible are asked to attend to tidy up along the walls, the pathways and unmarked areas. Many hands make light work! Please consider giving an hour to ensure the cemetery looks neat and tidy for the summer-bring gloves, brush, shovel etc if possible.
CORPUS CHRISTI: is next Sunday. Procession in Belcarra after 8pm Mass on Saturday (weather permitting) around the field.
PRAYER SERVICE: for end of school year and for all doing exams will take place in Belcarra Church on Monday June 3rd at 7.30pm
NATIONAL VIGIL for LIFE: June 8th Merrion Square Dublin. Details contact 085 7614538
TAX BACK FORMS: It would be appreciated if all outstanding forms could be returned by June 2nd (next Sunday) so that the parish claim can be lodged with Revenue. Your co-operation is deeply appreciated as this refund is of enormous benefit to the parish.
ACTIVE AGE TOUR: will take place on June 26th. We will visit Kylemore Abbey and gardens, take a boat trip on Killary harbour and have dinner in Hotel Westport followed by a play. member, friend and other ARA member welcome. Contact Breeda 0949365843 or Maureen 094 9365091.
BALLA N.S: Congrats and best wishes to the boys team from Balla NS who are through to the Division 2 County Final in McHale Park on Wed. June 5th. Many thanks also to all the wonderful grandparents who visited us on Friday last.
MAYO STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: The Mayo Stroke Support Group in association with Croi, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation, will hold its next meeting on Thursday 30th May in the Newman Institute, Ballina between 11.30am-1pm. Admission is free of charge.For further information please contact Croi Nurse 094 9049172.
McNICHOLAS CLAN RALLY : Takes place later this year.See http://www.kiltimagh..ie to follow events/McNicholas ClanRally/Facebook. Contact 094 9381494.